Purpose : to access basic sanitation by building a new toilet at her home
Jhiniben Rupabhai is a 37-years-old woman from Surendranagar district, Gujarat. Her household monthly income is Rs.27,000. For several years now, she and her family have been making do without a toilet at home. Not only is the practice of open defecation unhygienic, it is also unsafe. Women and girls are compelled to seek out desolate areas, such as fields, for privacy; but this puts them at a risk of molestation. There is also the threat of snakes and insect bites. She has had enough and now wants to be able to defecate in the pri... Read more
Purpose : to help her husband have more stock of paddy to sell
Sahinur is a 42-years-old married woman residing in a small village in the Burdwan district of West Bengal. She stays with her husband and their two children. Her husband purchases raw paddy from the wholesale market, polishes and sells them in the local market She is a housewife herself and wants to help her husband in earning more revenues out of his paddy business Thus Sahinur decided to take a loan of INR 16,000 with the help of Gram Bikash Kendra, one of Milaap's field partners. With this loan, she aims to purchase more amoun... Read more
Purpose : to access basic sanitation by building a toilet at home
Hasinaben is a 35-year-old married woman living in Surendranagar, Gujarat. There are 4 members of her family and they have a household income of Rs. 20,000. She has no toilet at home or in the immediate vicinity. Her family is one of the millions affected by rural India's sanitation crisis. With no access to a toilet, she and her family have to walk long distances to answer nature's call in private: in dense bushes or isolated fields. In such families, women and girls seeking privacy often resort to waking up before sunrise to relie... Read more
Purpose : to expand her grocery store by buying increased stocks of rice, spices, rice, pulses, etc.
Irabati is a 33-years-old homemaker. She lives in Imphal-West district of Manipur. She has a small grocery business of her own which brings her roughly around Rs. 12,500 per month. She has a family of four members to take care of and two school-going children needing support for their education. She is finding it difficult to support both her family’s needs as well as children's education. She wants to take care of both and also save some amount for their future, so she has applied for a loan of Rs. 30,000 from Chanura Microfin, one... Read more
Purpose : To help increase her husband's weaving business
Kusum is a 25-years-old woman from Burdwan district of West Bengal. She is a homemaker who lives with her husband. The monthly income of the household is Rs. 6,200. Her husband is engaged in handloom sari making business. He weaves sari from the raw threads that he buys from the wholesale shop in Kolkata market. He sells the saris in the local market and in their neighbourhood. Now he wants to expand his handloom business so that he can increase his income. But he does not have money to invest in his business. So, applied a loan am... Read more
Purpose : To help her husband increase his income by expand the business
Menaka is a 22-years-old woman from Burdwan district of West Bengal. She is a homemaker who lives with her husband and two school-going daughters. She runs her family with the monthly household income of Rs. 6,000. Her husband is engaged in corn-selling business. He runs a shop where he sells corns. He buys the corns directly from the farmers and sells it in the local market. He now wants to expand his business to increase his income as it is becoming difficult to support his family with school-going children. But since he does not... Read more
Purpose : to expand her grocery store
Bandana is a 36-year old married woman residing in Burdwan, West Bengal. She has a family of 5 members and they have a household income of Rs. 6,700. She runs a grocery store in their locality. She sells food items like spices, rice, pulses, sugar, salt, and snacks. Her husband also helps her in this business after managing his own work. Since she runs the household, a higher standard of living will ensure better governance and a healthier and more prosperous future for her family and children. So she decided that she wants to expa... Read more
Purpose : To help Shilpi expand her husband's paddy business.
Shilpi Sarkar is a 26-year-old woman residing in a small village named Puntar, vor, Kumarganj in Dakshin Dinajpur district of West Bengal. She wants to support her husband's paddy business. Her husband Mr. Bikash Sarkar purchases paddy from field and sells them in local market with well furnishing and packaging. She has a household size of 4 and a monthly income of Rs. 8,000 with savings of Rs. 2,900. She wants to increase her family monthly income to give her children a better future and for which she applied for a loan amount of Rs.... Read more
Purpose : to expand her betel store
Beauti is a 33-year old married woman residing in Nadia, West Bengal. She has a family of 4 members and they have a household income of Rs. 7,500. She runs a petty store in their locality. She sells betel leaves, betel nut, tobacco etc. Her husband also helps her in this business after managing his own work. Since she runs the household, a higher standard of living will ensure better governance and a healthier and more prosperous future for her family and children. So she decided that she wants to expand her petty store. She appli... Read more
Purpose : To support Putul to expand her paddy business.
Putul Bibi is a married woman from a small village named Puntar,vor,Kumarganj in Dakshin Dinajpur of West Bengal. She is a 31-year-old house wife and her husband, Mr. Jahangir Sarkar works in paddy production and retailing. Her family has a household size of 6 and a monthly income of Rs. 8,300 with savings of Rs, 3,400 which is clearly not sufficient for her big family to live a good life. Hence, to help her husband to expand their business, she is taking a loan amount of Rs: 20,000 from Gram Bikash Kendra.She and her family is extrem... Read more